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Old September 12, 2017, 01:41 PM   #1
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Armslist Problems

I checked Armslist yesterday (I search BP on it several times a week) and got hit with a malware pop up saying I had a virus.
I pressed Control/Alternate/Delete together, Selected "Task Manager," clicked on the browser task that was running and then "End Task."
I reopened the browser and went back to Armslist and had it happen again and again.
I scanned my computer and got a clean bill of health.
Today I went back to Armslist and had it happen again.
If I had something for sale on Armslist or if I had seen something I wanted and was watching it, I would be pretty unhappy for their lack of security.
If I had clicked on the malware and had my computer lockup I would be really mad.
As it is, I'm just a bit grumpy at not being able to window shop again today.
Lets hope they see that no one can buy anything or post new ads and cleanup their site soon!
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Old September 12, 2017, 04:31 PM   #2
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I just loaded site with no hitches ... monitored net traffic and it looks clean ... download Malware Bytes and give that a run.
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Old September 12, 2017, 10:11 PM   #3
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No problems this evening either!

I guess they found the bug.
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Old September 13, 2017, 03:44 PM   #4
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Next PC purchase. Consider a Apple Macintosh. Far and away less troublesome the Mac OS operating system is than Microsoft's.
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Old September 15, 2017, 05:28 PM   #5
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It could be the server your computer is running through as well. Those punks have lots of nasty tricks.
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Old September 15, 2017, 06:22 PM   #6
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As corrupt as armslist is why are folks still using it?
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Old September 15, 2017, 10:48 PM   #7
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I have had several pop up problems on Armslist in the past. I do not go there anymore because of it. Never had a problem anywhere else.
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Old September 16, 2017, 12:20 PM   #8
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As corrupt as armslist is why are folks still using it?
Well, because it's still a good medium for local FTF buying and selling...

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Old September 16, 2017, 02:15 PM   #9
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I find this thread to be more "computer related" than firearms related, and so, in violation of general forum rules

"Posts must be firearm related"

I realize it might be useful to some, but its not a good fit here.

probably should be closed, but I won't, for now...
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